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Herbert Blomstedt

Born: 11-Jul-1927
Birthplace: Springfield, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Seventh Day Adventist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Conductor

Nationality: Sweden
Executive summary: Director, Leipzig Gewandhaus, 1998-2005

Though born in the US, was raised in Sweden and is a Swedish citizen.

Brother: Norman

    University: Royal College of Music Stockholm
    University: University of Uppsala
    University: Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Basel
    University: Juilliard School of Music

    Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Music Director (1998-2005)
    NDR Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1996-98)
    San Francisco Symphony Music Director (1985-95)
    Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1977-82)
    Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden Principal Conductor (1975-85)
    Danish National Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1967-77)
    Oslo Philharmonic Music Director (1962-68)
    Norrköping Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1954-62)

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